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Trump's acting chief of staff told reporters, "We do that all the time," when asked about withholding aid for political help. Later, he walked back that admission.
Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney dismissed concerns that the president would personally profit by holding the summit at a property he owns.
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union criticized the president in prepared testimony to House committees as part of their impeachment inquiry.
The writer, whose real name is George Mentz, also sells certifications that you've likely never heard of.
Justin Walker lacks the experience to be a lifetime federal judge, the American Bar Association says. But Republicans are ready to confirm him anyway.
The veteran Democratic representative chaired the powerful House Oversight Committee investigating President Donald Trump's impeachment.
The energy secretary said he'll soon be stepping down from the Cabinet after weeks of speculation over his departure, according to several reports.
"You don’t hold up foreign aid that we had previously appropriated for a political initiative,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said.
Vice President Mike Pence trumpeted the deal as a "cease-fire," but Turkey disputed that characterization.
"Rest In Power" trended on Twitter in honor of the veteran Democratic representative, who died Thursday.
Trump has called Democratic leaders, the news media, former President Barack Obama and the entire 2016 election "corrupt."
The veteran Democrat, who died Thursday at 68, recited a poem he said he lived by during his first-ever address in the chamber.
Brennan, the first woman to head the U.S. Postal Service, will retire in January after five years in the role.
Does the mayor whose fans think he's "bringing back kindness and compassion" risk losing support by going on offense?
The practice has been condemned by leading medical and mental health groups. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is standing behind it.
"The View" co-host lambasted the president for pulling U.S. troops out and then "pretending you didn’t do it.”
The House speaker's White House moment happened on National Boss Day.
The energy secretary said Trump's lawyer offered debunked conspiracy theories on Ukrainian influence in the 2016 election, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The president tried to insult the House speaker with a photo. It's now featured proudly on her Twitter page.
"I just think it’s another day in the life of Washington, D.C., these days," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said.